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  • Rep. Scott Introduces Uterine Fibroids Resolution
    Posted in Press Release on May 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Representatives David Scott and Donna F. Edwards (MD-4) introduced a resolution (HRES 268) that designates July 2015 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. “After meeting with my constituent, Tanika Gray Valbrun, I learned that uterine fibroids are a serious health problem affecting many American women,” Congressman Scott said. “I also learned that African American women are disproportionately affected by uterine fibroid tumors. Tanika’s efforts through The White Dress Project have raised awarenes... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces Winners of 2015 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    Today Congressman David Scott announced the winning student entries for his 13th Annual Congressional Art Competition. The announcement was made during a special presentation at the Douglas County Courthouse. Heather Middleton, a senior at Union Grove High School, earned “First Place” in the competition. Her winning piece will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. She received a $12,000 scholarship from the Savannah College of Art; a $10,000 scholarship from the Art Institute of Atlanta... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to honor students at 13th Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on April 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    Congressman David Scott will host a special presentation to honor all participating students of his 13th Annual Congressional High School Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. To date, Congressman Scott has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships to local student artists. During the ceremony, the top winners of the competition will be announced. The first place entry from Congressman Scott’s district will join other first place winners from around the country and be displayed in the U.S. Capitol... Read more

  • Thousands attend Congressman David Scott’s 12th annual job fair
    Posted in Blog on April 24, 2015 | Preview rr

    Published April 24, 2015 By Elizabeth Montgomery Clayton News Daily More than 15,000 people lined up in the Georgia International Convention Center with the hope of leaving with a job. The annual jobs fair was started by Congressman David Scott 12 years ago. Friday’s event saw 70 employers including Georgia Power, Allied Barton Security, Clayton County Public Schools, Kroger, Emory and U.S. Foods looking to fill 5,522 jobs. “If people would have told me a long time ago, what I know now —” said ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host 12th Annual Jobs Fair - April 24, 2015
    Posted in Press Release on March 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host the 12th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Jobs Fair on Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. Some of this year’s confirmed employers include: Allconnect, Allied Barton Security, AMS Consulting Services, AT&T,Chime Solutions, CHRIS Kids, Inc., U.S. General Services Administration, GLOCK, Inc., Goodwill of North Georgia, Gwinnett County Police, Keurig, Manpower, Regions ... Read more

  • A New Course for Cuba
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 5, 2015 | Preview rr

    President Barack Obama recently set a new course by opening relations with Cuba. The changes will allow more travel for Americans to Cuba and allow Americans to bring back more goods from their visit. Cuban-Americans also will be able to send more money back to relatives. In addition, businesses will be able to have easier financing for trade. While full diplomatic relations are not restored, these changes will make it easier for Georgians to conduct business in the Cuban marketplace. Georgia bu... Read more

  • Rep. David Scott Applauds Passage of Measure to Prevent Veteran Suicides
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congressman David Scott applauded the unanimous approval of H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. This bipartisan legislation will address the epidemic of suicide among our nation’s veterans. H.R. 203 also includes legislation introduced by Congressman Scott to expand tuition assistance for VA mental health professionals. “Ever since the scandals at the Atlanta VA have been exposed, I have been fighting to improve service at the VA,” Congressman Scott said.... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces Applications Available for Congressional Black Caucus Scholarships
    Posted in Press Release on January 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the availability of applications for the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) General Mills Health and Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses scholarships. High school seniors or full-time undergraduate, graduate or professional school students from the Thirteenth District can apply for the scholarships online at:http://www.cbcfinc.org/what-we-do/leadership-institute/scholarships.html. The CBC Scholarships were established in 1988 in... Read more

  • New Committee Assignments
    Posted in Blog on January 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    At the beginning of each new session, the committees of the House meet to organize and establish the membership of the subcommittees. Congressman Scott has served on the House Committees on Agriculture and Financial Services since he was first elected. His current subcommittee assignments have now been approved. On committees, the lead member of the minority party of each subcommittee is called a ranking member. Congressman Scott will serve as the ranking member of the Agriculture Subcommittee o... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Invites High School Students to Participate in 2015 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on January 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Arts and Humanities

    Today Congressman David Scott (D-GA) announced his 13th Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, is open for submissions from throughout Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District. High school students who reside in or attend a public, private or home school in Georgia’s 13th District are invited to submit artwork for the competition. The Congressional Art Competition was created in 1982 as a way to showcase the artistic talents of young people throughout the country. To dat... Read more